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The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid  Al- ‘Anānī, pledged to contribute to the completion of the renovation work of  the ancient Qaitbay mosque in Fayyūm,  and to reopen it for the citizens after the residents participated in and contributed to the cost of the renovation. 
Responsible for presenting the history of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the seat of the papacy to foreign and local visitors, Eng. Najāti Nāguī said that the legacy of National Unity is remarkable, and that it was a Coptic architect who erected the `Amru Ibn Al-`Ās Mosque around 642 AD, as well as...
Dr. Shurūq ʿAshūr, professor of Islamic and Christian monuments at the Future University stressed in a recent study that Egypt is home to 156 ancient churches. She said that these archaeological churches are considered to be an architectural museum.   
Governor of South Sinai, Ahmad Fōda, said on Friday, that the new mosque erected in the old market of the city (15 million Egyptian pounds construction expenses) is a masterpiece open to the public. According to the Governor, beautification works to neighboring shops and bazaars will be completed...
Eng. Muhammad `Assal, head of Egypt's Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation, is following up the nature of the ground subsidence detected in front of the Amrū Ibn al-`Ās Mosque in Damietta.  
Al-Nūr Mosque in the al-'Abasīyah district in Cairo has witnessed unrest in recent weeks. The land on which the mosque was built was originally given to al-Hidāyah al-Islāmīyah Society, headed by Shaykh Hāfiz Salāmah. Its followers prevented the mosque preacher, Shaykh Ahmad Turk, from ascending...
About 20,000 manuscripts are expected to be gathered from the different antiquity mosques and indexed in the central library for Islamic manuscripts at the Ministry of Endowments. The project is expected to be realized within one year.
The priest of the Hanging Church, Morcos Aziz, and the Egyptian Minister of Culture, Farouq Hosni, exchanged accusations on the pages of two newspapers, following a deep disagreement regarding the restoration of the prominent church and the introduction of an entrance fee for the monument.
The authors discuss the preservation of antiquities in Iraq, amidst concern that the appointment of religiously conservative Shī‘ah Muslims in Iraq’s traditionally secular archaeological institutions could threaten the preservation of the country’s pre-Islamic history.
This article discusses how the conditions of Coptic and Jewish monuments are neglected and gives examples of well-known churches and synagogues.


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